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Address: Na Sniezke 8 58-540, Karpacz 58-540, Poland
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Quick note: Built in 12th century, relocated from Norway to Karpacz in 1800. There are only 28 stave-churches like this (most of them in Norway), but it is said that this is the... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Quick note: Built in 12th century, relocated from Norway to Karpacz in 1800. There are only 28 stave-churches like this (most of them in Norway), but it is said that this is the best preserved one

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Warsaw, Poland
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Wang Church is spectacular example of XII Scandinavian wood churches. It was bought in XIX century by German king and transfered to Karpacz. Beatiful sculptures and other elements of ancient Norwegian culture mixed with local architecture annd old cementary.

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Warsaw, Poland
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful church from 18 century worth to be seen at any time of the year. Probably most people would recommend to visit Vang at May June when rhododendron surrounding the temple gardens blooming.

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Thank AdrianDamian
Szczecin, Poland
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Reviewed 30 December 2016

Very nice, antique wooden church built in Norway - originally in 12th century, brought to Karpacz in the mid-18th century and rebuilt. Currently remains one of most recognized and visited monuments in Karpacz. A must see.

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Godmanchester, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

If you are going to visit Karpacz, you should see Wang Church. The only thing was that there is no information in English.

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Herentals, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

If you Scandinavian then it probably makes no difference however this is wonderful place located in great scenery. Consider 2 h stop if you planning your hike trip tough. This is also gate to Karkonoski Park Narodowy - so easy entry to mountains trip

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Thank miloszek
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

The church is really worth to see, but you must be warned that the today's church differs from the original Vang stave church.The number of the genuine parts is rather small. The place is always crowded and when you plan to see the church's interior, you should be patient. You may get there by car, but you must take into... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Great story behind the temple. Went there on a misty day so couldn't appreciate the views, but really enjoyed the experience .

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Rybnik, Poland
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best attraction in Karpacz center, worth to see and spend some time. That is unique Norwegian church, amazing surroundings.

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Great example of wooden architecture! Look for dragons above the entrances ;) There is a 10min explanations and then you can explore the place on your own a bit.

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